Nonprofit

Community Health Nurse

On-site
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
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Published 6 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Salary
USD $70,000 - $80,000 / year

Description

 

Mission:

The mission of Bread for the City is to help Washington, DC residents living with low income to develop the power to determine the future of their own communities. We provide food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services to reduce the burden of poverty. We seek justice through community organizing and public advocacy. We work to uproot racism, a major cause of poverty. We are committed to treating our clients with the dignity and respect that all people deserve.


Position Profile:

Provide support for clinical and health education services, as well as perform a variety of administrative activities to support the functioning of the clinic.  In addition, the Community Health Nurse is a member of the Bread for the City team. In that capacity, they are expected to be familiar with the philosophy, goals and objectives of Bread and work collaboratively to achieve them.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

Clinical – provides support during clinic hours and assists patients with more complicated medical problems to navigate the healthcare system.

  • Works with providers to help with medical case management for patients with more complicated medical problems;
  • Inventory oversight of ordering and tracking immunizations, medications, lab supplies, medical donations, general clinic supplies;
  • Serves as vaccine coordinator in NW clinic, overseeing inventory, storage/handling, ordering, ensuring clinic is up-to-date with DC Department of Health vaccination programs;
  • Supervises Medical Assistants and assists in lab as needed, including performing phlebotomy, administering vaccines/medications, EKG, collecting and preparing lab specimens;
  • Oversees clinic’s harm reduction services, including needle exchange program, vaccination/testing, and referrals to substance abuse treatment;
  • Assists with follow-up of patients after Emergency Department visits and hospital discharges.

 

Health Education

  • Provides health teaching regarding blood pressure monitors, glucometers, insulin pens, and other medical devices;
  • Provides clinical support to front desk staff and the health resource room.

 

Administrative/Risk Management

  • Works with the Chief Medical Officer to oversee credentialing and privileging of practitioners;
  • Develops, coordinates and participates in ongoing training for clinic staff on risk management and safety, including required annual trainings on blood borne pathogens, mandatory reporting, and HIPAA;
  • Coordinates safety activities, including annual medical equipment inspections;
  • HRSA compliance/site visit prep including assisting with FTCA deeming application;
  • Represent the organization in a variety of coalitions to support activities of public health.

 

 Qualifications:

  • Strong desire to work with our patient population;
  • Licensed RN in Washington, DC;
  • Candidates that speak other languages such as Spanish, Amharic, or Mandarin are preferred;
  • Ability to work with volunteers and staff in a professional and collaborative manner;
  • Familiarity with Google Organization & Productivity Tools (Gmail, Google Docs, Calendar) and/or ability to learn new technology systems;
  • Willingness to learn and carry out Bread for the City’s commitments to building a socially just, racially equitable, and gender affirming culture. We define racial equity as a world where life outcomes, life chances, and life experiences cannot be predicted by race. We define a gender affirming culture as spaces that make people feel radically comfortable and safer expressing their gender identity, especially for trans and gender non-conforming people. We see racial equity work as inherently tied to all other forms of anti-oppression work; we are building a community that prioritizes Black, Indigenous, and all People of the Global Majority, DC natives, transgender and gender non-conforming people, disabled people, and all historically oppressed and marginalized people at Bread and beyond.


Bread for the City is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibility, physical or mental disability, medical condition, status as a veteran, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies. 


To apply:

You must complete an application through Bread for the City’s ADP portal. Click here to review available openings and click on "Community Health Nurse" position. Then select "apply" at the top right hand corner to register for a login and apply for the position. Please upload a resume and cover letter that speaks to your interest and qualifications through this online application process.  Your application will not be considered complete unless it includes a cover letter. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls.


Benefits:

Please visit https://breadforthecity.org/work-with-us/ to review our employee health benefits and health insurance plans.

 

Mission:

The mission of Bread for the City is to help Washington, DC residents living with low income to develop the power to determine the future of their own communities. We provide food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services to…

Benefits

Please visit https://breadforthecity.org/work-with-us/ to review our employee health benefits and health insurance plans.

Please visit https://breadforthecity.org/work-with-us/ to review our employee health benefits and health insurance plans.

Location

On-site
1525 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

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Instructions:

To apply:

You must complete an application through Bread for the City’s ADP portal. Click here to review available openings and click on "Community Health Nurse" position. Then select "apply" at the top right hand corner to register for a login and apply for the position. Please upload a resume and cover letter that speaks to your interest and qualifications through this online application process.  Your application will not be considered complete unless it includes a cover letter. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls.

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